Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Principal Research Fellow in Human Factors



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Professor Peter Buckle is an expert in human factors and design safety. Buckle is a Fellow and Former President of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and is Principal Research Fellow at Imperial College. He is an expert in scientific, systematic, user-centred design to manage risk and improve patient safety. He authored the DoH Design for Patient Safety report, and was  awarded the President’s medal of the Ergonomics Society (2005) for Design Patient Safety Research and the Bartlett medal for distinguished research (2001). He has held Visiting Professorial positions at four leading UK Universities and was Research Professor in Design at the RCA (2013-2015). He is also Director (p/t) of the Robens Institute and led the Ergonomics and Human Factors research and post graduate MSc teaching team at the University of Surrey (1992 to 2009) where he held the title of Professor of Health Ergonomics.



Borsci S, Buckle P, Walne S, 2020, Is the LITE version of the usability metric for user experience (UMUX-LITE) a reliable tool to support rapid assessment of new healthcare technology?, Applied Ergonomics, Vol:84, ISSN:0003-6870

Ni M, Borsci S, Walne S, et al., 2020, The Lean and Agile Multi-dimensional Process (LAMP) - a new framework for rapid and iterative evidence generation to support health-care technology design and development, Expert Review of Medical Devices, Vol:17, ISSN:1743-4440, Pages:277-288

Wu AW, Bellandi T, Buckle P, et al., 2019, Patient safety pearls, Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, Vol:24, ISSN:2516-0435, Pages:221-223

Borsci S, Uchegbu I, Buckle P, et al., 2017, Designing medical technology for resilience: Integrating health economics and human factors approaches, Expert Review of Medical Devices, Vol:15, ISSN:1743-4440, Pages:15-26


Borsci S, Buckle P, Walne S, et al., 2019, Trust and Human Factors in the Design of Healthcare Technology, 20th Congress of the International-Ergonomics-Association (IEA), SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, Pages:218-226, ISSN:2194-5357

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